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proprietary blends

What are proprietary blends?

As consumers, we expect supplements to speed up recovery, burn fat, build muscle, and increase testosterone. The industry has seized on these high expectations and routinely make promises they are unable to keep. They have plenty of ways to market ineffective products to consumers seeking quick solutions. One of their...

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How to Read a Nutrition Label

Properly reading a nutrition label is a basic skill that everyone who is interested in staying healthy needs to learn. Too often, food manufacturers market an item as healthy when in fact it's no different than the average unhealthy product on the shelf. Don't Be Fooled Most of the time, people look...

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Nutrition Label: Overview

Ever since the Nutritional Labeling and Education Act of 1990 (NLEA) gave the FDA authority to mandate nutritional labeling of foods that it regulates, most of our packaged foods have a "Nutritional Facts" table on the side. This blog post will offer an overview of what it all means. At the...

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